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in a (or one) sense

Definition of in a or one sense in English:

Used to indicate a particular interpretation of a statement or situation: in a sense, behavior cannot develop independently of the environment
More example sentences
  • But that general statement of principle is in one sense no help.
  • It's amusing in one sense that you have to sing in English to become accepted.
  • Perhaps it's not fashionable in one sense of the word, but it is devilishly stylish and perhaps rather reassuring to be outside of a box.
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